Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Job Details
Closing Date: 2020-04-12
Institution: Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)
Keyword Names: Academic/Research, Research Assistant
Salary: £34,220
Line 1: Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)
City: London
Country: United Kingdom

Job Description

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), UK

This post sits within the William Harvey Research Institute:, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, part of Queen Mary University of London. The SMD is a leading medical and dental school that offers international levels of excellence in research and teaching as well as providing clinical service for a population of unrivalled ethnic diversity in east London and the wider Thames Gateway. Further information can be found attached and at

The William Harvey Research Institute leads major international programmes investigating the genetic and pathogenic mechanisms of cardiovascular, inflammatory and endocrine diseases. The Institute is also closely integrated with other Institutes within Barts and The London Medical School, which was ranked in the top 5 UK Medical Schools in the 2008 UK Research Assessment Exercise.

Applications are invited for a Bart’s Charity funded position of a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant within the Centre for Biochemical Pharmacology. The appointee will join a highly motivated team of scientists investigating the actions of omega-3 derived resolvins on synovial fibroblasts within the arthritic joint.

Experience in flow cytometry, microscopy techniques and/or in vivo models will be highly desirable. Applicants must also have excellent technical, computing, communication and team working skills. The successful candidate should have a PhD in a related biological sciences discipline or equivalent professional experience and have experience covering the full range of duties required for the post.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.